Ressler jailed after Greenville PD discover drugs, firearm during traffic stop


GREENVILLE – On January 3, an officer from the Greenville Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. During the course of the traffic stop, a K-9 unit from the Darke County Sheriff’s Office was requested to the scene which resulted in the K-9 showing positive alert to the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, suspected narcotics, narcotics paraphernalia and a loaded 9mm firearm were located inside the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, Christopher A. Ressler (56), was arrested and transported to the Darke County Criminal Justice Center where he was incarcerated on the preliminary charges of possession of drugs, a felony of the 3rd degree, as well as the charge of having weapons under disability (in reference to having prior felony drug convictions), also a felony of the 3rd degree.

Chief Eric Roberts applauds the proactive work of his officers and encourages citizens with knowledge of suspected criminal activity to report it to law enforcement. Citizens are also reminded they can report information anonymously by clicking the link below…